The strength of our attorneys’ knowledge in complex transactions ensures efficient and timely attention to those clients engaged in major real estate investment, development, and lending activities. The firm is able to advise on all types of real estate transactions, and is recognized for the experience of the integrated teams of lawyers acting on behalf of investors, developers, lenders and corporate clients.
Our real estate practice is broad-based and comprehensive, with lawyers regularly representing clients on all aspects of the real estate acquisition and development process. The scope of our representation spans all aspects of development, including drafting and negotiation of leases, purchase agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, site development agreements and financing documents. Our representation extends from the structuring of large, complex acquisitions through development and ultimate disposition. Our expertise encompasses finance, restructuring, remedies, asset acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures; hotels and hospitality, development, land use, and construction; and leasing and asset management.
We represent landlords and tenants in all facets of office, commercial, retail and industrial leasing transactions, as well as financial institutions and private and institutional investors in project financing. We represent clients in all of the major real estate product areas, including office, commercial, industrial, multi-family, hospitality, and specialized uses, such as energy.
Our construction practice provides expert legal advice on all aspects of construction and engineering law from the inception of a project through to completion. We cover all stages of construction and engineering projects including feasibility work, preparation of tender documents, project structure, contract documentation and related securities, advice during design and construction, contract administration, and dispute resolution – including the various forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Construction expertise encompasses complex construction and engineering projects such as shopping centers, commercial offices, corporate headquarters, power stations, roads, railways, infrastructure projects, office, retail and residential projects, headquarters and factory premises and retail park developments.
Our clients include major international civil works and process plant contractors; state-owned bodies, including government ministries and local authorities; private owners and real estate developers; commercial companies in energy, telecommunications and IT industries; architectural, consulting engineering and similar professional service firms; real estate companies, real estate funds; project developers and construction companies; enterprises from the trade sector and leisure industry.
Our Real Estate & Construction Practice offers legal/strategic advice and responds to clients’ needs in a broad range of issues, including:
- Real Estate Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Real Estate Development & Regeneration
- Real Estate Acquisitions & Dispositions
- Corporate Real Estate Strategy
- Joint Ventures
- Real Estate Finance
- Real Estate Investment
- Real Estate Planning & Environment
- Environmental Law
- Real Property Transactions
- Real Estate Taxation
- Regulatory and Licensing
- Construction & Engineering
- Construction, Development and Land Use
- Energy Processes
- Legislative & Regulatory Advices and Compliance
- Procurement-Tendering and Process
- Due Diligence
- Corporate structures
- Facility Management
- Plant Constructions
- Permit Procedures